Srinagar: Kashmir University’s Department of Management Studies on Tuesday organised a national-level conference on New Education Policy-2020.
The day-long conference titled “NEP: bridging the skill gap and employing youth for promising future under Kashmir-Punjab education initiative KASPUN 2.0” was organised in collaboration with CT University Punjab to highlight the impact of New Education Policy on the institutions of higher learning.
In his presidential address, Dean Academic Affairs KU Prof Farooq Ahmad Masoodi, who was the chief guest on the occassion, stressed on the need for collaboration among different institutions to impart meaningful and quality education.
“The University will initiate proactive measures to strengthen such collaborations and tie-ups,” he said.
In his special address, KU Registrar Dr Nisar A Mir called for aligning the education system as per the demands of the emerging socio-economic and technological environment.
Director School Education Kashmir Dr Tasaduq Hussain, also guest of honour, offered an insight into the changing role of teaching community and the need for developing leadership skills and mentoring students to help them achieve their potential.
Dr Harsh Sadawarti, Vice Chancellor, CT University, said: “The core objective of KASPUN 2.0 is to decode NEP-2020 and its impact on industry 4.0.”
Head, Department of Management Studies KU Prof Iqbal Ahmad Hakeem expressed his gratitude to CT University for collaborating with the department under KASPUS 2.0. He also highlighted the achievements and activities of the department, and initiatives taken to impart industry-oriented education.
Dr Manbir Singh, Managing Director, CT University also spoke on the occasion while S Charanjit Singh Channi, Chancellor, CT University presented vote of thanks.